Watch The Troop
- 2 Seasons
The Troop is a supernatural drama aimed at teenagers that involves a secret society of teens fighting various monsters and mythical creatures that invade the small town of Lakewood, in the U.S. The show was a co=production between U.S. and Canadian productions companies Nickelodeon, New Line Television, Tom Lynch Company Studios and The Writer's Room. Airing on Nickelodeon between 2009 and 2011 the show completed two seasons for a total of 40 episodes, which have been broadcast on ickelodeon networks around the world. Each episode totals around 24 minutes and involves plots based on a battle with a monster and stories detailing the private lives of the main characters. Early episodes of The Troop revolve around the acceptance of Jake Collins, a regular high school kis who is recruited to the troop by high school guidance counsellor Mr. Stockley. To explain the foundation of the group Mr. Stockley tells Jake that older people find it difficult to cope with the reality of monsters and commonly panic when faced with a monster; Stockley himself suffers a variety of panic attacks during the series when faced with monsters. The Troop is also made up of a popular high school girl, Hayley who is the subject of jake's romantic fixation that is hinted at during the two seasons; smart kid Felix makes up the other member of the troop and acts as the intelligent memnber forming plans and completing research. Mr. Stockley is responsible for tracking monsters arriving and moving around the Lakewood area, he also ensuires the tropp have the most technologically advanced equipment available.Many of the plots used in The Troop revolve around a member of the secret society being befriended by another student, usually new to the area who is later revealed to be a monster or mythical creature intent on destroying the troop and taking over the world. The Troop was created by Max Burnett, Gregg Coolidge and Chris Morgan; the show was cancelled after the completion of production on the second season.